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're confident that both history and the law will be on their side. telling us today they feel a ruling is not only critical for same-sex couples looking for equal rights, but also for the next generation. >> they don't have to worry about being second-class citizens growing up. >>> also today, a group of influential doctors endorsed same-sex marriage. the american academy of pediatrics said it's in the best interests of children offering children long-term security, rights and benefits. the doctors made the declaration after four years of analysis and research. >>> the 20-year-old woman who said she was a rape victim last month at uc santa cruz has been officially charged with making a false report. she reported she was beaten and raped on campus in a mid afternoon attack. they stepped up police patrols, public meetings and an 11-day investigation. triplet had bruises on her body that day but investigators haven't discovered how she got them. >>> two oakland city council members, they say, illegally interfered with the bidding process of a major construction contract. they accuse them
it the law of the land you can't discriminate in the area of marriage. >> u.s. solicitor general will have a final 10 minutes or och sigs. he represents the president and will likely be asked about mr. obama's shift to support same-sex marriage. a key justice to watch will be justice anthony ken neddy. he has been a strong degrernd of gay rights and a champion of state ri.s he could be the swing vote. the court could dismiss the case for want of standing which would allow same-sex marriages in california. the court could rule prop 8 is unconstitutional, it could threaten similar bans in other states or could leave prop 8 in place ruling states have the right to decide for themselves. the 9th circuits decision states voters didn't have the right to take away the freedom california supreme court already granted. coming up at 6:00 state attorney general will weigh in along with one of the berkeley women who is one of the plaintiffs in this case. a quick correction. i said prop 8 vote was 2004. it was 2008. on california voters ban same-sex marriage in the state. reporting from the newsroom ab
a leading role in a decision to challenge voter id laws in texas and south carolina that could restrict minority voting rights. >>> several protesters and postal workers gathered in front of the national postal forum in san francisco today. many are upset about the postal service letting go of jobs and even closing post offices. ktvu's brian flores is outside one of the historic post offices slated to close with both sides of the controversy. good afternoon brian. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. many postal workers say they are upset because their livelihoods are in danger, not only their jobs or pay may be reduced but historical post offices may close. meantime postal officials have attended the conference to generate new business despite paying millions of dollars to attend. >> but it must say important. >> speaking in front of hundreds of postal vendors, postmaster general patrick donahoe is looking toward technology to lead the postal service in the future. >> we think there is still plenty of growth opportunities because it's the most direct
for this law bass it is a law that i will like to see pass. the current state of soft story building residents an opportunity -- it's not that -- rather that owners even those that have the desires and resources to make-up grades are stuck in a catch 22 with regards to the pressures they are under in the housing mark. without looking to doing an upgrade seriously those that do remain the suckers as a disadvantage to the peers that do not. what management does is take that a way, 25 percent of the land building owners who were notified and required to do an evaluation did a retrofit. doing it now is inevitable. so why should you do exactly what berkeley did? they haven't passed their mandatory second phase retrofit ordinance yet and now they are the suckers again because of failure of government action to follow through. and only government action can signal to tenants that it's worth paying more for a retrofit unit. we need all stake holders in the environment to receive that. >> thank you very much. next speaker? >> good afternoon supervisors, my name is michael wills. i'm an architect and e
deported. >> we were talking about the law and it is to the fair. >> this fourth grade class at jefferson elementary is learning a very personal lesson on immigration law. >> we thought the law was supposed to protect us and help us go to school, but look what happened to rodrigo. please help us bring him back. >> they lobbied the city council to pass a resolution to send to congress in support of bringing home their classmate, 10-year-old rodrigo. their visas expired while visiting family in mexico. on january 10th, the u.s. customs officers denied their re-entry and sent them back to mexico with a five-year wait to reapply for new visas. >> what about rodrigo? who is fighting for rodrigo? we need to fight for rodrigo's rights. >> in the first berkeley council skype session, rodrigo joined his classmates. >> thank you, everyone, for what you are doing to try and get me home. >> the students wrote letters to their congressional representatives and the president asking for a waiver called humanitarian parole. >> we are just fourth grade kids, but you are doing a big thing. thank you. >> th
the law and it is to the fair. >> this fourth grade class at jefferson elementary is learning a very personal lesson on immigration law. >> we thought the law was supposed to protect us and help us go to school, but look what happened to rodrigo. please help us bring him back. >> they lobbied the city council to pass a resolution to send to congress in support of bringing home their classmate, 10-year-old rodrigo. their visas expired while visiting family in mexico. on january 10th, the u.s. customs officers denied their re-entry and sent them back to mexico with a five-year wait to reapply for new visas. >> what about rodrigo? who is fighting for rodrigo? we need to fight for rodrigo's rights. >> in the first berkeley council skypeession, session, joined h joined his classmates. >> thank you, everyone, for what you are doing to try and get me home. >> the students wrote letters to their congressional representatives and the president asking for a waiver called humanitarian parole. >> we are just fourth grade kids, but you are doing a big thing. thank you. >> the resolution passed, b
of the rent control law talks about passing through half and it's kept by the property owner. that's kind of fair to me. i can be convinced otherwise, maybe but i don't think so. i like to share between the tenants and the owners. i recommend a half cost pass through. it will also save buildings -- >> thank you mr. berry. next speaker. >> hi, good afternoon. my name is maria. i work with the cause -- the organization based in san francisco mission district and through our work with our members and clients we see a lot of the buildings are in a need of a lot of repairs including seismic retrofitting. we strongly agree that earthquake safety is necessary in our city and it's great that it's such a priority. unfortunately it should not be done at the expense of tenants especially after a hundred percent pass through. the majority of these buildings are under rent control and probably long-term rent control tenants. so an increase of $80 or more would create a situation where tenants would have to leave their units . we want housing safety and security at all levels, that includes earthquake
played a leading role in a decision to challenge voter id laws in texas and south carolina that could restrict minority voting rights. >>> several protesters and postal workers gathered in front of the national postal forum in san francisco today. many are upset about the postal service letting go of jobs and even closing post offices. ktvu's brian flores is outside one of the historic post offices slated to close with both sides of the controversy. good afternoon brian. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. many postal workers say they are upset because their livelihoods are in danger, not only their jobs or pay may be reduced but historical post offices may close. meantime postal officials have attended the conference to generate new business despite paying millions of dollars to attend. >> but it must say important. >> speaking in front of hundreds of postal vendors, postmaster general patrick donahoe is looking toward technology to lead the postal service in the future. >> we think there is still plenty of growth opportunities because it's the most direct way to reach a customers eye
to the aid of his mother-in-law during an attack near regatta way. a woman was unloading her car when she was approached by one ever two suspects who tried to rob her. police say the woman's son-in-law came out to help and he was shot. >> baby strollers, dogs, just a place you want to live in. >> reporter: surprised to hear they? >> very surprised and i'm sad for the family. >> reporter: the 33-year-old victim lived in alameda. his name has not yet been released. this san leandro's first homicide of the year. >>> a san josi man wanting in the stack death of his ex- girlfriend may be on the run to mexico. juan ram raze stabbed cruzes-gonsalez near downtown san josi. the suspect managed to evade a door-to-door search. investigators say ramirez may be driving a dark green 196 toyota t-100 pickup similar to this one. >>> san francisco firefighters say an early morning fire at a downtown restaurant may have been deliberately set. crews got to the 7 pleasures california grill on commercial street at 2:15 this morning. thick smoke rose into the buildings above and investigators are trying to
as a resource in the implementation planning going forward for this law bass it is a law that i will like to see pass. the current state of soft story building residents an opportunity -- it's not that -- rather that owners even those that have the desires and resources to make-up grades are stuck in a catch 22 with regards to the pressures they are under in the housing mark. without looking to doing an upgrade seriously those that do remain the suckers as a disadvantage to the peers that do not. what management does is take that a way, 25 percent of the land building owners who were notified and required to do an evaluation did a retrofit. doing it now is inevitable. so why should you do exactly what berkeley did? they haven't passed their mandatory second phase retrofit ordinance yet and now they are the suckers again because of failure of government action to follow through. and only government action can signal to tenants that it's worth paying more for a retrofit unit. we need all stake holders in the environment to receive that. >> thank you very much. next speaker? >> good afternoon supe
. >> we want to eat to live better. >> they know they broke the law by not renewing their visa, but classmates from jefferson elementary and their parents. >> people say no, we start fighting. >> are fighting for humanitarian parole. allow the family to return to berkeley. the only home rodrigo have ever known. and tonight, they brought it to the council, pushing for a resolution, urging area congressmen to pay attention and lobby on rodrigo's behalf. >> what about rodrigo? who is fighting for him? >> rodrigo and his family watched the whole thing via skype tonight, humbled. >> you guys are doing a big thing for us. thank you. >> the berkeley city council unanimously approved that resolution, pushing for humanitarian parole. those fourth grades say they are not done yet, they are hoping to go to washington, d.c. to testify before congress in april. reporting live in berkeley, kristen ayers, kpix5. >> unless there's an intervention, by law, the family will not be allowed to reapply for visas for five years. enter supporters of the richmond city employee who blew the whistl
talking on the cell phones and tempting. traffic officers from law enforcement agencies throughout san mateo county are taking part. officers issued more than 200 citations during a similar crackdown early this year. >> it appears many of us are willing to pay for a faster commute. revenue from bay area toll lanes are higher than projected. they allow solo drivers to pay a fee and jump if lanes normally reserved for car poolers. our media partner reports that toll lane revenue on highway 237 is more than 50 percent above projection. the toll users save 5 minutes to 20 minutes compared to other drivers. southbound interstate 680 is bringing up more toll revenue than expected at 33 percent higher on the sue -- sunol grid. time is money, as they say. >> indeed. this morning, time -- you will need extra to get to work. >> is that right, mike? >> from sheas to sausalito we have light rain. this is moving to the east. american canyon, napa, sonoma, you will get wet again. you can see this crosses over into san francisco right along near at&t park and headed down to the south and over near oa
and bike riders. highway patrol officers say gone up. they will target motorcyclists breaking traffic laws on the sunday morning ride. they will also look for bicyclists who don't stop at stop signs or let drivers pass. >>> this upcoming week holds two major traffic changes for bay area commuters. first one is on the peninsula. after seven years and if more than $400 million a project helped to protect san mateo drivers is almost open to traffic. tomorrow people plan to father at devils slide to celebrate two new tunnels between pacifica and month terra that will let drivers bypass an area that is known for mud and rock slides and on tuesday it will open to the public. it's the first highway tunnel bill in california for more than 50 years. the other big thing this week is that right there. that is the golden gate bridge. for drivers this means four new ways of paying the tolls. the first and the easiest option is fast track. there is also pay as you go. that option requires you to set up an account with your license plate and credit card numbers. the third option is to make a one-time pay
is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: hillary clinton agreed last week. mitt romney's stand against gay marriage surely hurt him in november. >> white evangelicals form a strong part of the republican base and are overwhelmingly opposed but others supports free freedom to marry. >> marriage laws are designed to attach mothers and fathers to each other and to the children that they may create and raise in the best environment. >> reporter: despite the snow, people are camped at the supreme court to get inside for tomorrow's argument. >> i have a lot of gay friends. i don't think they should be denied the right to marry the person they love. >> chief justice roberts set aside a seat for his cousin, a lesbian, who wants theo justice to declare the ban unconstitutional. chris and sandy raised four boys and want to marry. >> we love each other and we want to marry. we want to experience societal acceptance. >> reporter: their case to be heard as most in america do accept same-sex marriage. torment prop 8 arguments. on wednesd
much negative behavior. we talk about it. we complain about it. but yet we need to support our law enforcement. >> reporter: this is not the only area looking for help. the angels are coming to his district this weekend to help clean up. in oakland, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more solo drivers are buying their way into express lanes. that's helping to raise cash. the highway 237 to interstate 880 express lane generated $900,000 in the first year. or about $300,000 more than projected. transportation planners are considering several new express lanes by 2015. >>> it's taken five years but today san francisco-based twitter received its patent. the tech website says the u.s. patent and trademark office granted twitter's founders a patent. twitter has publicly promised to only use the patents defensively. the company will also require permission from its employees if it wants to take the offensive and sue another company over intellectual property. >>> comcast customers may have noticed their internet service has gotten a little quicker. they've increased the speeds of servi
complain about it. but yet we need to support our law enforcement. >> reporter: this is not the only area looking for help. the angels are coming to his district this weekend to help clean up. in oakland, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more solo drivers are buying their way into express lanes. that's helping to raise cash. the highway 237 to interstate 880 express lane generated $900,000 in the first year. or about $300,000 more than projected. transportation planners are considering several new express lanes by 2015. >>> it's taken five years but today san francisco-based twitter received its patent. the tech website says the u.s. patent and trademark office granted twitter's founders a patent. twitter has publicly promised to only use the patents defensively. the company will also require permission from its employees if it wants to take the offensive and sue another company over intellectual property. >>> comcast customers may have noticed their internet service has gotten a little quicker. they've increased the speeds of services for nearly all customers in california. the upgr
armed patrols were completely legal. they had studied the law, they knew at what distance they needed to stand, when the guns could not be loaded in the cars, that a felon could not carry a handgun. all the very specific legislation around when and where it was legal, and they emulated some tactics that were being done in l.a. and started to patrol the police and stand up. and in this drew a local following in oakland of young adults who said that's power. that's standing up to our press sor. we're going to join in. we're not going to just sit there and talk about revolution like the revolutionary action movement, but this gives us a way to actually stand up against brutality. when this really changed to a bigger scale, right? there were these small patrols in oakland standing up and following the police and patrolling the police, when this really changed was when a young man was killed in north richmond, an unincorporated area knot of oakland. -- north of oakland. neighbors -- he was killed by police, shot in the back, and there was a lot of evidence that this was unjustified murder.
is the mac-10. ak-47. >> reporter: better suited for a war zone than the streets. >> law enforcement's worse nightmare is coming across these weapons. >> they collected 600 unwanted guns, including 17 assault weapons during a gun buy back program. >> you wonder where they have been lying around. probably not in gun safes. not with trigger locks on them. >> reporter: he says the county paid out $60,000 at the most recent event, between 1-$200. >> i talk to gun store owners who say it doesn't work. flat out. what do you think? >> i think that, first of all, i want to say i support, you know, the ordinary course of commerce, what owners are doing, we are not trying to compete with them. >> reporter: selling the guns back to a store would require a back ground check and a 10 day wait. >> reporter: he says he was so happy with the results he is going to suggest making plans for future gun buy backs. live in san jose, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> five people are planning to run for the board of supervisors seat left vacant. he pleaded guilty to misleading taxpayer money. she is one of
legislators across the country are introducing laws making it harder for animal welfare advocates investigate growth in food safety cases. some bills make it illegal to take photographs of a farming operation. others make it a crime for someone such as an animal welfare advocates a live on an application to get a job at a plant. bills pending in california, nebraska and tennessee require that anyone collecting evidence of abuse turned over to law enforcement within 24 to 48 hours. which advocates say is not allow enough time to document illegal activity under federal human h handling and food safety laws. >> statwill be back with more on the kron 4 morning news. thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >> we are back. 4:14 on the clock. >> just in
will sweep law and we could have a real short period of steady, light rain, and scattered showers for tomorrow. still looking at rainfall amounts on the very low side around .05" in the south bay and maybe up to 1" in the north bay mountains but that is generous. temperatures are cooler tomorrow and then the 60's and 70's come back through the weekend and into next week. sue? >> a nice live shot for the commute across the san mateo bridge from hayward to foster city. the tail lights on the flat section headed westbound, everyone is moving at the limit at 15-minute drive from both sides of the bay. otherwise, we are looking at the road work or your drive from the central valley right now, you can see the yellow road censors slowing through the altamont pass and it picks up at the limit all the way to dublin/pleasanton interchange. now we will look at the road work on the south bay peninsula side, 101 northbound, from ellis to moffitt in lanes for another 15 minutes. >> new details of florida where police say a potential campus massacre was narrowly averted. police at the university
this will be a challenge. other law enforcement agencies helping you out to try to find where this vehicle might be that is responsible? >> we broadcasted to other agencies in the area to be on the look out for vehicles with fresh is traffic damage. >> reporter: we're told body is in the number three lane. only one lane is open. can you give me an estimate when you think all the rest of the lanes will open? >> coroner should be here approximately 4:45. we're wrapping up our measurements so around 5:15 or as soon as possible. >> reporter: thank you for information. we'll continue to be out here monitoring this situation. again, waiting for the coroner to arrive and only the fast lane opened here on 280. reporting live in san jose janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police are looking for a man they say attacked a teenage girl and her mother. that happened when she tried to board a muni bus. ktvu channel 2 reporter claudine wong is in the district with a description of the suspect and what may have provoked the attack. good morning, claudine. >> reporter: good morning, pam. th
" that to legalize marriage between two people of the same sex would enshrine in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant. he also says a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage may only intensify the debate. you can see his interview with the archbishop this afternoon going on abc7 news starting at 4:00. >> five bay area police departments are now in the middle of a 24 hour tweet athen, the palo alto, east palo alto, fremont, mountain view, and los gatos police departments are participating in the event with 160 agencies taking part. they are tweeting of service calls to increase awareness of police work and their issues. fremont police tweeted "call a man in 50's down on a bench waving his arms and moaning, fire and p.d. on the scene." hashtag, poltwt and that is a hashtag they use, poltwt, on twitter you can follow us for news any time at abc7 news abc7news.com rather, abc7 news bay area. >> the cruise ship owned by carnival arrived a few hours ago and it was all supplies in spite of the troubles we heard on other cruises. abc7 news reporter katie marzu
in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant. he also says a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage may only intensify the debate. you can see his interview with the archbishop this afternoon going on abc7 news starting at 4:00. >> five bay area police departments are now in the middle of a 24 hour tweet athen, the palo alto, east palo alto, fremont, mountain view, and los gatos police departments are participating in the event with 160 agencies taking part. they are tweeting of service calls to increase awareness of police work and their issues. fremont police tweeted "call a man in 50's down on a bench waving his arms and moaning, fire and p.d. on the scene." hashtag, poltwt and that is a hashtag they use, poltwt, on twitter you can follow us for news any time at abc7 news abc7news.com rather, abc7 news bay area. >> the cruise ship owned by carnival arrived a few hours ago and it was all supplies in spite of the troubles we heard on other cruises. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is live from pier 27. they have a different opinion of carnival?
, sunny skies. tiverton the upper 60s laws seventies. >> it will feel like spring. >> 716 years traffic george. >> not looking at any hot spots. moderate condition that the bay bridge 16-18 minute drive times coming out the macarthur mmaize. less than that for the and th limitre and it's a prnimitz >> looking at the drive times and the traffic maps here 22 minutes from hercules to berkeley. for the easter freeway some slower traffic into walnut creek 680 southbound. south bay we mentioned the heavy traffic at the guadalupe parkway already on 101 northbound. >> this drive time out of the coyote valley 24 minutes up to the montague expressway. >> the north bay ride not bad. the drive time around 32 minutes from the bottnavato the golden gate bridge. ems on bart, caltran, h train three and five are on time. the muni metro is not reporting any problems that james. >> thank you george. it is 719 world headlines. catholics from the world over the weekend to see and hear them pope . >> here is video. more th20,000 more than 200,000 people packed st. peter's square on sunday. pope francis greet
of an apparent self- inflicted gunshot wound by law enforcement at the scene. two other victims at male and a female active- duty marines were pronounced dead at the scene. the three marines involved int personnel assigned to officers candidate school. all of the candidates in the school or accounted for in safe. all of the other from a personnel as well with the officers can this school are well accounted for. >> the identities of the victims themselves will be withheld for the next 24 hours or until the primary next of kin have been notified. >> at 10:30 p.m. a 911 call was received by the marshals office. within five minutes of notification authorities were on the seat. authorities did not report hearing any shot or firing a shot. by 11:00 p.m. quantico security had been heightened and the mass notification via the giant voiced notification system began to pass instructions to base residents and employees. >> again, listening to a live press conference at a parts of virginia. there was a standoff that happened last night around 11:00 at the marine base. a spokesperson sang a gunman s
. the assembly woman says the legislation is needed to shore up gaps in the country law. last year, former san jose principal was convicted of failing to report suspected child abuse. one of the bills requires districts to make clear that teachers report this as part of responsibility and administrators must review the policies and allow 9 school districts to remove immediately teachers wered is of child abuse and dismiss them at any point. >> another marine has died from a mortar shell explosion in nevada desert. mourners held a visible ill last -- vigil last night to honor the marines killed in a training exercise. six are in a reno hospital, from camp lejeune, north carolina, training for night warfare. >> every loss of life is heartbreaking. whether it occurs in afghanistan, hawthorne, or camp lejeune. ought marine corps has suspended the use of the mortars until the investigation is finished. the defense department will release the names and hometowns of the fallen marines today. >> new information in monday night's fatal shooting a car theft suspect by san jose plus. the officer who fire
. before 9-30 fiday night and tried to rob her. moments later. the woman's son-in-law walked out of the front door and tried to intervene. police say one of the suspects then opened fire. shooting the man, who was later pronounced dead at a hospital. the woman was not injured. police have released a vague description of the suspects.two african american's. both adults. a man and possibly a woman. investigators say they left the area in a dark colored sedan. in san leandro, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> kron4 talked to a ten year resident of that neighborhood. he says he was devastated to learn about happened to the family just a few doors away. was not, one and monte ave coleslaw are serious scenes real close as 10. kuala sentence family get- togethers. it's so sad i cannot believe that what happened. where did this come from. how did this all this happening?. why. it felt like we are very safe here. all the neighbors look out for each other and if anything happens to everyone watches out for each other. i cannot believe that this happened. >> the victim lived in alameda, b
the survivors want, this is what the public wants. >> it slows down the law-abiding and does nothing to anyone else. >> the senate bill includes expanding background check for all gun purchases and tougher penalties for gun trafficking and more money for school safety and does not include a ban on assault-styled weapons. >> this ad from mayors against illegal guns on the air in 13 states, wants voter to make their voices heard adding pressure on key republicans and democrats to get on board. >> that is why i support comprehensive background checks. so criminals and the dangerously mentally ill cannot buy guns. >> 90 percent of americans in the latest washington post/abc news poll support universal checks but advocates for gun owners say they will not solve the problem. >> this is prompted by the sandy hook elementary school. those guns were legally riched with a background check. worst not solve that. the n.r.a. wants do improve the current system and enforce laws already on the books. >> members of congress are back in their home districts for the next two weeks on spring break, plenty of tim
a person to bypass controls. microsoft says it's working with law enforcement and other companies to prevent similar attacks. cheryl, larry, back to you. >> emily, thank you. >> you know taxes are due in less than a month. yikes. factor in changes can be confusing and you may have some questions about all of those number autos michael finney is here. and michael you do this every year. >> we do. so happy to be able to. have you done your taxes yet? >> well... >> maybe. okay. well then, i have a telephone number for you. you can call that any watching can call that. and we'll try to answer your personal tax questions right now. if you've sent in your taxes you may have a question about when you're going to be paid jesse weller is with the irs. you can track that? >> yes. you can. since three quarters of people get a refund, we're getting lots of refund inquiries on the telephone. we want people to know they can track their refund using a tool online at irs.gov web site called where is my refund. you only need to check it once per day. the irs updates once a day f you go to irs.gov
, other students broke the law by refusing to speak up. >>> and the private jet crashed on into an indiana neighborhood hitting about three homes and killing two of the four people on board. the plane was apparently having the mechanical problems. it's not clear if anyone on the ground or in the houses were killed. at least three survivors are being treated at the loca hospital. and tonight the plane is still lodged in one of the homes. officials say that it is too dangerous to go in. >>> tomorrow the president is expected to nominate thomas perez to be the next u.s. secretary of labor. he currently heads up the justice department and their civil rights division. replacing that there and telling police to step down in january. but some democrats expect a new labor secretary to intensify the white house's push for an increase in the minimum wage. >>> well pope francis stamped his personal touch on the first sunday blessing. 300,000 people showed up for today's address from his balcony over st. peters square. cbs reporter explains how they came face to face with the church members. he told t
and powerful took in $42 million this week and a law making it the biggest hit of 2013 so far. other top movies include the call, which took in $70 million and rounding out the top three, the magician comedy the incredible bird wonder stone has seen over time i and today a selection sunday which means the ncaa men's basketball tournament as set the league releasing the first- round matchups today better known as march madness. the selection committee named louisville as the number one overall seed and the other number one seed is an dni and kansas. we will play unlv at the hp pavilion in san jose and st. mary's will play tennessee
searching for him but they did not find him. >>> law enforcement agencies are trying to figure out if a shootout with deputies in texas could be linked to the killing of a colorado state prison chief. it started yesterday afternoon ending with the death of a colorado prison inmate who was out on parole. the man's car had colorado license plates and matched the description. >> he did his job quietly and intently. he cared deeply about his staff and his family and the community. >> one officer was injured in the shootout. authorities say a runner outside of clements home at the time of the shooting may be a key witness in the case. >>> we are learning more about the man that killed a chp officer. 36-year-old christopher lacy shot officer young symptom. we know lacy was diagnosissed with bipolar disorder. police say he was a loaner that expressed antigovernment views but we may never get an exact motive for last years shooting. >>> the fight over reward money could heat up. $1.2million is up for grabs but there are several people who say they're t
building as the commute kicks into high gear leading law the waldo tunnel but they will keep the lanes closed to check for the hillside stability with wrongs coming down when cornell was doing the last live shot. the two left lanes are closed so there is a backup because of the boulders falling on 101. >> pepsi has a new shape for the 20-ounce bolts featureing a contour bottom easier to hold. the label is shorter so you can see more of the drink, this is the first change for the bottle shape in 17 years. the new bottles go into production next month but it will take a while for them to show up on the shelves. >> the lulu lemon yoga pants story continues. the head of the retailer says they do not know why they came toeshoe, according to the chief executive, the recall pants passed quality assurance tests and they now are taking steps to improve salt control after recalling the pants. lulu lemon estimates losing revenue between $57 to $67 million for this year. >> beyonce will show off new threads, starting a new partnership with clothing retailer h&m and appear in print and tv ads with
support to pass the senate and would not be part of a larger gun control law. it still may be voted on as >> on day two of his middle east tour, president obama took on the deadlock in the israeli-palestinian peace process. he spent time with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and palestinian president mahmoud abbas. president obama is calling for direct talks between the two parties and sharing a vision for a peaceful future. two rockets launched from gaza hit southern israel thursday. the same day as president obama's visit to the west bank to talk about the stalled israeli-palestinian peace process. >> we cannot give up on the search for peace, no matter how hard it is. >> reporter: following earlier meetings with israeli leaders, he met with the president of the palestinian authority, mahmoud abbas. to discuss key sticking points in the peace process..including jewish settlements in the west bank. president obama stressed the need to achieve sovereignty for palestinians and security for israel. >> i hereby assert again that we are ready to implement all our commitments an
but he was not breathing." >> reporter: law enforcement arrested two teenage suspects. a 14-year-old who isn't being named because of his age-- and 17-year-old demarquis elkins, who is considered an adult under georgia law. police say today is bittersweet for the brunswick community. >> "bitter because of the occurences of yesterday and we all know what that is. but it's sweet to know that we have two arrests of the persons who committed this horrendous act." >> reporter: antonio's father visited the crime scene friday, visibly emotional. a makeshift memorial in his baby's memory has emerged on the sidewalk. back at home, antonio's toys are still scattered around the living room. >> "he was so special, had the bluest, bluest eyes." >> reporter: the boy's unthinkable death leaves a family devastated, and a community on edge. police say they are still following leads and collecting evidence in hopes of finding more answers. i'm cristina mutchler reporting.for kron 4 news. >> a father and daughter are presumed dead after being spotted jumping off a bridge into the frigid missouri river. wit
. state law requires the communities to set aside land designated for affordable housing. >> a man convicted an essay elaborate condominium fraud case in san francisco has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. 48 year-old jay sah convicted of taking control of a woman's three luxury condos, taking out loans against the properties, and laundering the money through shell companies. shah is ordered to pay a $14.1 million fine, nearly triple the amount taken in the scheme. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. the time now is 6:44 a.m.. here is a quick look at some of the top stories the we are following. firefighters are still battling a 2 alarm fire that spread to three homes on bateau island in contra costa county. this happened around 2:30 a.m.. crews say that they are having a hard time to contain the fire due to active power lines in the area, there are also no fire hydrants. >> here is it looked at san jose a you may need sure windshield wipers. >> the show our chances will continue to decrease. you concede that there is more sure off shore. the chance for rain is isolated
. if a large earthquake should hit this area. there have been a law since 2005 for landlords with five or more units to notify tentants in writing that their apartment is a soft story. they're required to have an engineer prepare a size nick. >> doft is steep, generally can vary between $5,000 and closer to $30,000. >> and more. now, the berkeley property owner says the cost can run into thousands of dollars and beyond and saying unavailability of rent increases is the biggest problem faced they're unable to pass through some of the costs to residents who are sitting in and occupying some spaces. caught in the middle are tenants if we want to live this n.a building considered to be unsound you can go to our web si. we have posted a link. in berkeley nick smith abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. well, it's the first day of spring. we have showers today around the bay area. umbrellas were out. windshield wipers and live doppler 7 hd looks like we're going to get spring weather. >> it's just going to be delayed by a day. taking a look pretty quiet now. we're not through just yet. as i can show y
the driver from getting out of the car and firing away at law enforcement officers. he was fatally wounded in the fire fight. >> "he wasn't planning on being taken alive." >> catherine: his violent end on a texas highway came as no surprise to neighbors in the lakewood, colorado, neighborgood where he grew up. >> he just seemed angry. he was an angry kid. >> catherine: wrapping up his tour of the middle east. president obama stopped in jordan today where he met with king abdullah. they held a joint news conference today. and syria was the main topic. syria's civil war has pushed about 460-thousand refugees across jordan's borders. the king says that number will probably double by the end of the year. president obama says he will try to get an additional 200-million dollars in aid to help jordan. the justice department will offer states more than $20- million-dollars -- aimed at strengthening the background checks when people buy guns. the money will help state officials to share more information.among other things. congress is debating whether to expand the background check system.which ap
yesterday. elkins is considered an adult under georgia law. >> the senseless killing of a young child and it appears perpetrated by children themselves. >> the police chief in brunswick, georgia, said his department is still investigating the motive and searching for a weapon. >>> the search for a gunman on the university of arizona campus has been called off. tucson police got a 911 call yesterday about a man with a rifle in the administration building. officers he vac you waited students and searched the campus but officials say they did not find anyone or anything suspicious in the area. >>> a plan to shut down dozens of schools in chicago is now prompting accusations of racism. the vice president the chicago teachers union isn't holding back her outrage over the plan to close 53 schools. she says the closures would disproportionately affect african-american students in the nation's third largest public school district. >> this policy is racist, it's classless. >> you are being called a racist. >> no, i think i'm caring about those african-american latino kids bitaking these action
. the woman's son-in-law walked out of the front door and tried to intervene. police say one of the suspects then opened fire. shooting the man, who was later pronounced dead at a hospital. the woman was not injured. police have released a vague description of the suspects. two african american's. both adults. a man and possibly a woman. investigators say they left the area in a dark colored sedan. in san leandro, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> a private vigil was held earlier this evening in memory of the victim. news organizations were asked not to film it. people who live in that neighborhood describe the area as very quiet and peaceful. tonight at 11, we speak with a neighbor who saw the family almost everyday. he says he is devastated by this tragedy. that's new tonight at 11. >> marysville raceway is reopening just a week after a deadly crash kills two people. today the track hosted the tenth annual great taxi cab open. a race that features stock cars and super stocks with wings. panels and foils that help the cars zip around the track. >> we have a lot of sunshine this day today.
controversial law in arizona. right, jamie? >> reporter: right, in fact, i just walked past the supreme court coming in. there was a pretty healthy crowd in line waiting to see the case, which started a few minutes ago. basically, this law was approved in arizona in 2004. it says that if you are going to register to court, you have to -- vote, you have to show documents to prove you are a u.s. citizen. the obama administration opposes it. they offer it's an effort to keep minorities from voting. those for it, says look, it's very simple. it's to stop noncitizens and especially illegal immigrants from voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem? >> reporter: i find the answer is a l
any law can kaichbility many, many governments that have attempted to restrict the freedom of the internet have been toppled. judge would have none of it respond thanksgiving way quote he says that's the reason we are here is because we don't like his idea. the reason that we are here is that he wrote a code and engaged in a clear trespass. >> his lawyer says he will appeal the decision. >> medical study released tonight has new guidelines for women in mammogram come on the heal of research few years ago suggest that go screening every two years instead of every year in most cases is appropriate. carolyn tyler has the story. >>reporter: for years women have been told once they hit 50 get an annual mammogram. then in 2009 federal task force created a huge controversy advising every other area for average women. today study concurs but goes even further in its examination of women ages 50 to 74. dr. carla of uc san francisco was one of the lead researchers. >> our goal was to say are there women that are higher risk that might benefit from screening every year? and at le
personally and as a matter of policy law. >> former secretary of state's hillary clinton joined a list of politicians to come out in support of same-sex marriage. >> a few years ago bill and i celebrated as our own daughter mary the love of her life. i wish every parent that same joy. >> to deny the opportunity to any of our daughters and sons solely on the basis of who they are and who they love is to deny them the chance to live up to their own god-given potential. >> clinton jointer of the former president bill clinton, and president barack obamas and a host of conservative who previously opposed same-sex marriage and now support it. >> public opinion has also turned in favor. the question remains what, if any impact would this have on the supreme court question are being duly nice to constitutional law of the universe burst in san franciscuniversity of san franc. >> the public at large will begin to support the extension rides. >> i think that plays an informal role in shaping deliberations. but it is not a formal is very informal. >> the u.s. supreme court will hear all arguments
may never get a clear idea for a motive of that shooting. >>> law enforcement are trying to figure out if a shootout may be linked to the killing of a california state prison chief. it started as a high speed chase yesterday afternoon. it ended with the death of a colorado prison inmate who was out on parole. the man's car had colorado license plates. it matched the description of a car last seen at the home of prison director tom clemens. >>> gun owners you will be able to receive up to $200 cash depending on the type of gun that is turned in. no questions asked. this event will be held at the reid-hillview airport. >>> a berkeley couple are among the plaintiffs in this historic case. they claim prop 8 california seize voter approved ban is unconstitutional. the couple has been together for 13 years and raised four boys. >> they are adults that are going to work every day that are in the situation that sandy and i are in. they would have more support. their families could accept them more readily. >> the same sex couples say they should receive the same benefits afforded to heterosexu
police for what they call discriminatory laws. >>> on the final leg of president obama's four day tour he went to jordan where he pledged money for a food plague going on. before leaving president obama layedwreaths. upon landing in jordan the president met with king abdulla. >> what they're looking for is replacing oppression with freedom and opportunity and democracy. >> reporter: the conflict has had a major affect on jordan. king abdula asked for help. >> the numbers have just competed 250,000 syrians that is 10% of our population. >> reporter: if president announced his administration will work with congress to provide jordan with aid this year to help the huge number of refugees. >> it's heartbreaking, the sight of children and women being slaughtered that we've seen so much i think has to compel all of us to say what more can we do. >> reporter: the two also talks about the efforts to resume peace talks between israel and the pelestinians. while he hopes u.s. and u.n. sanctions would lead it to cooperate and open its nuclear facilities he's not taking any option off the table. toda
law in arizona. right, jamie? >> reporter: right, in fact, i just walked past the supreme court coming in. there was a pretty healthy crowd in line waiting to see the case, which started a few minutes ago. basically, this law was approved in arizona in 2004. it says that if you are going to register to court, you have to -- vote, you have to show documents to prove you are a u.s. citizen. the obama administration opposes it. they offer it's an effort to keep minorities from voting. those for it, says look, it's very simple. it's to stop noncitizens and especially illegal immigrants from voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem?
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